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Grants to help threatened species

1 Nov 11 @ 06:55am by Gilbert Gardiner http://berwick-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/grants-to-help-threatened-species/ A LEADING conservation authority has stepped up its campaign to protect endangered species across Casey and Cardinia. Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority has started distributing $65,000 in grants to help landowners build fences to control pest plants and animals and revegetate private properties. The grants form part of a $1.9 million program to protect 390 hectares of habitat for southern brown bandicoots, Leadbeater’s possums and helmeted honeyeaters - of which there are less than 60 in the ...